The Texaco Children's Art Competition is inviting young artists across the island of Ireland to participate in a national celebration of children's art as they mark 68 years of the Texaco Children's Art Competition. Acknowledged as the longest running arts sponsorship in the history of arts sponsoring in Ireland, the competition has been in existence since 1955 and has enjoyed an unbroken history of success.
Sacred Heart P.S. are delighted to be taking part this year and we are seeking entries from P1 to P7 inclusive. Artwork must be sent to your class teacher by Thursday 10th February 2022 and we hope that we will see outstanding creativity and talent reflected in the finest and widest choice of entries that we receive.
* Preparing Your Entry *
- Subject -
One of the most interesting things about art is its diversity. That's why your entry to the competition can be about anything that interests you.
- Size of Artwork -
Your entry should not be smaller than A4 (29.7cm x 21.0cm) or larger than A2 (59.4cm x 42.0cm) before it is mounted, which is optional. Please submit your artwork in flat format only, it should not be rolled, folded or framed.
- Use of Materials -
You may use any type of paper, white, coloured, rough or smooth. The work that you submit may be drawn or painted in pencil, charcoal, pen and ink, crayon, markers, pastel, watercolour, gouache, acrylics, oils, poster colour and collage. Alternatively, it may be a print created from a lino block, wood block or any other method, and your artwork may be submitted on canvas.
Only digitally produced works using any artwork software may be submitted to the competition by email at email@example.com. A photograph or scanned image of an original artwork will not be considered under any circumstances.
- Originality -
Your work should be original and unaided. Please do not copy another person’s work. Any source imagery must be indicated at time of entry. Failure to properly reference any source imagery may result in disqualification.
See link for winners for each category in 2021.
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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